Benzyl chloromethyl ether is employed in the introduction of benzoyloxy- and hydroxymethyl groups.
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Mentions de danger (UE): H302-H331-H315-H318-H350-H335-H373
Harmful if swallowed. Toxic if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause cancer. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Mentions de prudence: P260-P201-P280g-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.